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We found 11 providers matching angioplasty and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1410 near Largo, FL.

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Dr. Merrill Alan Krolick, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1345 West Bay Drive
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Merrill Krolick, who practices in Largo, FL, Tampa, FL, and Pembroke Pines, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include coronary angiogram, mitral valve prolapse, and holter monitoring. Dr. Krolick honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Krolick is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Krolick trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Krolick (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 38
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,943
  • Medicare Cost: $609
Dr. Bernardo Stein Rosen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 400
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Bernardo Stein's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Stein is rated highly by his patients. He is especially interested in pacemaker, echocardiogram (echo), and heart stent placement. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stein graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Stent Placement, Stress Testing, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 61
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,290
  • Medicare Cost: $597
Dr. Saihari Sadanandan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 400
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Saihari Sadanandan works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Tampa, FL and Clearwater, FL. He is especially interested in cardiac catheterization. Dr. Sadanandan accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Chengalpattu Medical College and the University of Madras. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Cardiac Catheterization

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,453
  • Medicare Cost: $528
Dr. Douglas Jon Spriggs, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 400
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Douglas Spriggs is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine and a graduate of UNC Hospitals' residency program. These areas are among his clinical interests: coronary angiogram, holter monitoring, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Dr. Spriggs is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Spriggs is professionally affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Heart Stent Placement, Coronary Angiogram, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 56
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,290
  • Medicare Cost: $575
Dr. Richard Sola, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 400
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Richard Sola is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include holter monitoring, pacemaker, and heart stent placement. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Sola honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sola completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Stent Placement, Stress Testing, Electrocardiogram, Holter Monitoring, Pacemaker

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,290
  • Medicare Cost: $601
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 330
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Rakesh Sharma is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Clearwater, FL. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and angioplasty. His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Medical Group and Mease Dunedin Hospital. Dr. Sharma takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Government Medical College and Guru Nanak Dev University and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland and Michael Reese Hospital. Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Right Heart Catheterization, Catheter Ablation, Heart Stent Placement, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 111
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,162 - $1,289
  • Medicare Cost: $425 - $536
Dr. Aland Richard Fernandez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 400
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Aland Fernandez is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Clearwater, FL and Safety Harbor, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Fernandez a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of pacemaker, echocardiogram (echo), and heart stent placement. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Fernandez is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Stress Testing, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker, Cardiac ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 116
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,290
  • Medicare Cost: $593
Dr. Lang Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
455 Pinellas Street; Suite 330
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Lang Lin practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Safety Harbor, FL and Clearwater, FL. Dr. Lin's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, mitral valve prolapse, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,949
  • Medicare Cost: $605
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
12600 Seminole Boulevard; #a-3
Largo, FL
 

Dr. James Marshall specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Marshall graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , peripheral angioplasty

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Peripheral Angioplasty, Ultrasound, Pacemaker

Dr. Christopher J Purcell, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1301 2nd Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Purcell's area of specialization is family medicine. His areas of clinical interest consist of back pain, cryotherapy, and colporrhaphy (vaginal wall repair). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Largo Medical Center, Diagnostic Clinic, and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Purcell attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Purcell's medical residency was performed at Bayfront Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Immunization, Physical Exams, Back Pain, Coronary Angioplasty

Dr. Tushar Sharma, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1055 S Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Tushar Sharma is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. He is especially interested in kidney problems. Dr. Sharma's professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Largo Medical Center, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Sharma is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Kidney Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,656
  • Medicare Cost: $1,350

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.